MHG56197 - Rail bridge - Accommodation Area, Evanton Airfield, Alness


A rail bridge with gun emplacements that were noted by ARCH's Evanton Wartime Remains project in 2013.

Type and Period (2)

  • GUN EMPLACEMENT (Second World War - 1939 AD? to 1945 AD?)
  • ROAD BRIDGE (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

This is a rail bridge of unknown but likely post medieval or modern date, that crosses the tracks towards Evanton Airfield/ Newton of Novar Airfield.

Gun emplacements on this bridge were noted by ARCH's Evanton Wartime Remains project in 2013. Gun mounts survived on top of the railway bridge leading to the camp at Newton Road North. The same type of mount can be seen in some of the pillboxes on the airfield. Contributors: Alasdair Cameron, Alan Kinghorn. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 6173 6710 (15m by 13m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH66NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish ALNESS

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